News - Health

House Of Reps Considers Bill On Minimum Healthcare Services

3 days ago /

Nigeria’s house of representatives is considering a law that will prescribe minimum standards for healthcare facilities and efficient healthcare service delivery in Nigeria.

Kwara To Register 2.5m For Health Insurance Scheme

3 days ago /

Kwara state governor Abdulfatah Ahmed says the state targets registration of two point five million residents for its health insurance scheme by 2023.

West African Health Organization Seeks Stronger Response To Epidemic

6 days ago /

African governments have been challenged to strengthen their health care systems and be more committed to disease surveillance and response to epidemic.

Global Vaccine Initiative Seeks Better Utilisation Of Budgeted Resources

4 weeks ago /

The global alliance vaccine initiative wants government at all levels in Nigeria to spend monies budgeted for routine immunization wisely.

Cross River Government Commences Renovation Of Fifteen General Hospitals

1 month ago /

Fifteen general hospitals in cross river state are to wear new look with modern equipments and trained personnel as part of the universal health coverage of the Ayade led government.

Cholera: Anambra Residents Task Govt On Provision Of Portable Water

1 month ago /

Residents of Anambra state, Southeast Nigeria are calling on the state government to provide more sources of portable water to prevent the outbreak of cholera.

Cholera Outbreak: Cross River Govt. Says Influx Of Cameroonian Refugees A Big Challenge

1 month ago /

The Cross River state government says despite its efforts to prevent and curb cholera outbreak in the state, the continued influx of Cameroonian asylum seekers has been a challenge to the state.

Poor Water Supply And Sanitation Cause Cholera Outbreak In Bauchi.

1 month ago /

For the people of Janda community in Danbam local government area of Bauchi state, the search for potable drinking water has become a fruitless venture as people struggle with animals for water from the only source of water in the village.

4.8m People Die From Medical Errors Globally

1 month ago /

Statistics from the patient safety movement says more than two hundred thousand people die in U.S hospitals and four point eight million worldwide due to medical errors.

Borno Govt Confirms Cholera Outbreak

1 month ago /

Borno state government has declared an outbreak of cholera, following laboratory confirmation on samples of 8 suspected cases.

FCT Doctors Threaten Strike

2 months ago /

Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration have denied receipt of any notice of a strike by resident doctors in the nation's capital

Kano Records 28 Deaths From Cholera Outbreak

2 months ago /

The Kano state government says the state has recorded 28 deaths between January and July this year as a result of acute diarrhea with 50 confirmed cases of cholera across 33 local government areas of the state.

W.H.O Set To Test Ebola Vaccine In D.R.C

2 months ago /

The World Health Organization prepares to administer a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the Port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Medical And Dental Consultants To Partner Bayelsa Govt.

2 months ago /

The Bayelsa state government has tasked the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association of Nigeria to come up with policies that will enhance better health care delivery in the country.

FEC Approves $150M For Polio Eradication

2 months ago /

The Federal Executive Council has approved one hundred and fifty million dollars from the World Bank for polio eradication.

Bayelsa Government Inaugurates Sensitization Committee On Safe Motherhood

2 months ago /

Bayelsa state government says it is collaborating with all key actors to take the campaign against the menace of infant maternal mortality to the nooks and crannies of the state.

UNICEF Mobilises Journalists Against Polio In Adamawa.

2 months ago /

The United Nations Children’s Fund in collaboration with the Adamawa State  Primary Health Care Agency has set up a Committee tagged Journalist against Polio 'Jap'.  This is to ensure a definite partnership with the media in creating awareness for Polio Immunization across the State.

Osinbajo Launches Patients Bill Of Rights

2 months ago /

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to be vigilant and take advantage of the patients bill of rights by ensuring that healthcare providers no longer violate their rights.

40 Million Nigerians Infected With Hepatitis

2 months ago /

About 40 million Nigerians are said to be affected by the prevalence of Hepatitis, due to little or no attention to the scourage.

Medical Relief For Katsina Flood Victims

2 months ago /

Victims of the recent flood disaster in Katsina state have benefitted from a medical outreach carried out by the Nigerian Air Force. The medical intervention programme, held in Jibia Local Government Area of the state, is part efforts at assisting victims of the flood that ravaged some parts of Katsina State...


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